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Description of Danaid Eggfly – Hypolimnas misippus

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Danaid Eggfly (Hypolimnas misippus) complete detail. Description of Danaid Eggfly – Hypolimnas misippus. Classification of Danaid Eggfly. Distribution of Danaid Eggfly (Hypolimnas misippus).  Habit and habitat of Danaid Eggfly. Danaid Eggflies prefer wetlands, woodlands and open areas. They also found in desert, savannah, acacia scrub, well vegetated beaches, tropical rainforest, and botanical gardens. Males bask on the ground, or perch with wings half-open on bushes, to await …

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Description of Common Leopard butterfly – Phalanta phalantha

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Common Leopard butterfly (Phalanta phalantha) complete detail. Description of Common Leopard butterfly – Phalanta phalantha. Classification of Common Leopard butterfly. Habit and habitat of Common Leopard butterfly. They are usually seen alone or in small groups. The color of upper wings bright orange, with yellow appearance. The wings are featured with a fair number of black spots and streaks. They have two antennas on the head. The color …

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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail

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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Classification of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Habit and habitat of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). They found in scrubby habitats, with plenty of cultivated crops tall enough to offer shelter and open beneath to provide escape routes and easy travel. Size of adult Black francolin is between 33 …

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Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail – updated

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Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) complete detail. Description of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus). Habit and habitat of Grey francolin. Classification of Grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus).  The Grey Partridge inhabits dry, open grass and thorny-scrub country interspersed with cultivation, and avoids heavy forest and humid tracts. It is commonly found on the outskirts of villages. They are mostly found in thorn scrub………… Gray Francolins …

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Description of Musk deer – Moschus leucogaster

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Musk deer (Moschus leucogaster) Complete detail. Description of Musk deer – Moschus leucogaster. Classification of Musk deer. Habit and habitat of Musk deer. They prefer meadows, shrub lands and fir forests on high altitude plateaus. The weight of adult White-bellied musk deer is between 11 to 18 kg. Head to body length measures about 80 to 100 cm. They are about 35 to 50 cm high …

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State bird of Gujarat (Greater flamingo) complete detail – updated

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State bird of Gujarat (Greater flamingo) complete detail – updated. What is the name of State bird of Gujarat. Description of State bird of Gujarat. They inhabits relatively shallow water bodies, including saline lagoons, salt pans, estuaries, and large saline or alkaline lakes. They have black-tipped bills with a distinctive downward bend. Their large bills consist of layers of horny plates used to …

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Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail

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Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) complete detail – updated. Description of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Classification of Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Habit and habitat Greater flamingo. They inhabits relatively shallow water bodies, including saline lagoons, salt pans, estuaries, and large saline or alkaline lakes. Size of adult Greater flamingo is between 110 cm to 150 cm. The weight of adult is between 2.0 …

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Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail

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Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda) complete detail – updated. Description of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Classification of Rufous treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda). Local name of Rufous treepie is Bhera, Mahtab, Mootri. Habit and habitat of  Rufous treepie. The Tree-Pie is a bird of open forest.  The upper parts are rufescent-brown turning orange-buff on upper tail coverts. The head, neck and breast are a deep slate-grey color, sometimes slightly brownish. Tree-Pies are …

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House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated

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House sparrow (Passer domesticus) complete detail – updated. Description of House sparrow (Passer domesticus) Goraya. Classification and Habit and habitat of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Distribution of House sparrow (Passer domesticus). Habit and habitat of House sparrow. Both sexes are grayish brown with black streaks on back and tail. Wings are brown, with white bars. House Sparrow is a social (gregarious) bird.  Average lifespan …

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Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker (Dendrocopos mahrattensis) detail

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Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker) complete detail. Description of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Classification of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Habit and habitat of  Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker. Identification of Dendrocopos mahrattensis (Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker). Size between 16 cm to 20 cm. Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker have long, stout, pointed bill and stiff, wedge-shaped tail. The call of Yellow-Crowned Woodpecker is sharp click, click or click-r-r-r. It avoids heavy evergreen …

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